Dominick Cruz has more than one opponent in his immediate future.
Sure, the UFC bantamweight champ has a likely date for his next fight against interim champ Renan Barao. But before he can square off with the Brazilian, Cruz has to knock out the recovery from a recent knee surgery.
While Cruz said he is being cautious to not rush his recovery, he believes in a perfect world. he could be back to work in the early part of next year.